African Leaders Reject Obama's Call to Decriminalize Homosexuality

Jul 8, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Sojourners

Religious leaders in Africa strongly rebuked President Obama's call to decriminalize homosexuality, suggesting it's the reason why he received a less-than-warm welcome during a recent trip to the continent ...

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“... truth will out.”

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Jul 8, 2013
 
from Sojourners:

"... Obama said African nations must grant equal protection to all people regardless of their sexual orientation.

"'My basic view is that regardless of race, regardless of religion, regardless of gender, regardless of sexual orientation, when it comes to how the law treats you, how the state treats you … people should be treated equally,' Obama said.'And that’s a principle that I think applies universally.'

"But Obama’s words rubbed religious and political leaders the wrong way. In Senegal, the West African nation where Islam is the predominant religion, homosexuality is a crime."

No doubt punishable by death, as is the case in most islamic states under sharia.
Darvin

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F*CK Obama!

Africa keep your moral values! keep your decency!

Say NO to homosexual infestation!
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Darvin wrote:
F*CK Obama!
Africa keep your moral values! keep your decency!
Say NO to homosexual infestation!
Have you seen the HIV/AIDS statistics for African countries? My guess is NO.

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Bombardier wrote:
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Have you seen the HIV/AIDS statistics for African countries? My guess is NO.
I have.

Explain just how legalizing homosexuality will reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Africa.
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Bama Yankee wrote:
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I have.
Explain just how legalizing homosexuality will reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Africa.
It won't. Just don't preach about moral values and decency.
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Jul 9, 2013
 
poor 'down low' barry can't even catch a break from his own peeps.

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Bombardier wrote:
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It won't. Just don't preach about moral values and decency.
Then why bring it up?

I didn't.

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